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A Reader S Guide To Modern Irish Drama

Author : Sanford Sternlicht
ISBN : 0815627734
Genre : Drama
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This book includes information on the most recent and youngest playwrights working today at the Abbey, Druid, and Lyric Theatres. Sanford Sternlicht discusses the important plays of all the playwrights included and the major themes of modern Irish drama.
Category: Drama

Irish Political Studies Reader

Author : Conor McGrath
ISBN : 9781134064373
Genre : Political Science
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This is an introduction to the best available scholarship within Irish politics, featuring the most influential and significant articles which have been published on Irish politics during the past twenty years. Each article is accompanied by a new commentary by another leading scholar which addresses the impact and contribution of the article and discusses how its themes remain crucial today. The book covers all the most important topics within Irish politics including political culture and traditions, political institutions and parties and the peace process. The combination of the best original scholarship and contemporary commentaries on the core political issues makes Irish Political Studies Reader an invaluable resource for all students and scholars of Irish politics.
Category: Political Science

An Irish Literature Reader

Author : Maureen O'Rourke Murphy
ISBN : 0815630468
Genre : Literary Collections
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In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies and serves as a course-friendly alternative to the Field Day anthology, editors Maureen O’Rourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including Old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs, and drama. For each author the editors provide a biographical sketch, a brief discussion of how his or her selections relate to a larger body of work, and a selected bibliography. In addition, this new volume includes a larger sampling of women writers.
Category: Literary Collections

An Early Irish Reader

Author : N. Kershaw Chadwick
ISBN : 9781107633421
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This 1927 edition of the Scél Mucci Mic Dathó, or 'Story of Mac Dathó's Pig' serves as an introduction to Early Irish Literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

An Early Irish Reader

Author : afterwards CHADWICK KERSHAW (Nora)
ISBN : 1001287932
Genre :
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Gaelic Folk Tales

Author : Mary Grant O'Sheridan
ISBN : HARVARD:32044020315123
Genre : Folk literature, Scottish Gaelic
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Category: Folk literature, Scottish Gaelic

A First Old Irish Grammar And Reader

Author : Kim McCone
ISBN : UOM:39015064901955
Genre : Irish language
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Category: Irish language

The Gaelic Otherworld

Author : John Gregorson Campbell
ISBN : 1841582077
Genre : Fiction
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This volume contains two works on the Scottish Gaelic tradition -"Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland" and "Witchcraft and Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland". John Gregorson Campbell (1836-91) was one of a number of folklorists who collected and published the traditions of his native Highlands and Islands during the second half of the 19th century and the first few years of the 20th. He was the only one of the group who specialized in the area of superstitions. Much of the material presented in this work was collected during the 1850s - an early date which happens to be one of the two reasons for its value to us today as a record of genuine tradition. The other guarantee of the authenticity of this picture of the Gaelic otherworld is Campbell's rigorous attitude to truth. He had a legal training and, following the example set by his mentor, Campbell of Islay, he subscribed fully to the scientific demands of the new academic discipline of folklore studies. In addition to his biographical introduction, Ronald Black also provides explanatory endnotes and a new index.
Category: Fiction

Macleod S Gaelic Reader

Author : Norman Macleod
ISBN : HARVARD:32044019987429
Genre : Scottish Gaelic language
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Category: Scottish Gaelic language